George Kinnear's Blog

George Kinnear's Blog

Technology Enhanced Mathematics Education

This post is part of a series on marking remote exams. We’re using Gradescope to mark 5 of our remote exams at the moment. Here, I’ll outline the process that we’ve used. Preparation As with all our exams, we go through a process to prepare a folder of anonymised PDFs, one for each student. Gradescope […]

Throughout April and May 2020, we’ve had 42 different exams running remotely in the School of Mathematics. These would normally have happened in exam halls, with students writing on paper and the scripts then passed around between staff for marking and moderation. With the exams now happening remotely, students have instead been scanning their work […]

On Friday, I took part in a workshop on “sharing mathematical writing” with some colleagues from Mathematics, Informatics and Physics. We’re all thinking about how best to arrange for students to be able to work together online, and being able to work together on written mathematics is a key requirement for our disciplines. In the […]

I was pleased when the title of this post popped into my head, as it can be read (at least) three ways: I’ve finally started this blog! Depite setting it up shortly after the service launched nearly two years ago, I’ve never got round to posting anything. I’m not making any promises, but I do […]


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